U.S. unemployment rate falls to 49-year low of 3.7%

The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 3.7 per cent in September — the lowest level since December 1969 — while…

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Collapse of Lehman Brothers 10 years ago still looms over Canada’s economy

Ten years ago oil was trading at more than $100 US per barrel, the loonie had risen well above parity…

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Union defends video identifying ‘scabs’ at D-J Composites after workers report threats

A video blasting replacement workers for crossing the picket line at D-J Composites in Gander, N.L., is proving to be…

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Ford government does U-turn, expands electric vehicle rebates for Tesla buyers

The Ontario government says it will not appeal a Superior Court decision in favour of Tesla Motors Canada over the…

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Environment minister sends Canso spaceport company back to drawing board

Nova Scotia’s environment minister says she can’t make a decision whether to approve a proposed rocket launch site near Canso, N.S., because…

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WestJet’s Swoop prepares to offer U.S. service as airline regroups from disappointing quarter

WestJet Airlines Ltd. says its ultra low cost Swoop airline will soon begin transborder service as it looks to regroup…

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U.S. fast food brand Chick-fil-A announces plans to come to Canada

Canadians craving Chick-fil-A, Inc.’s signature chicken sandwiches soon won’t have to head south of the border to indulge. The controversial…

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Hydro One shares down after Ontario government says CEO, board out

Hydro One Ltd. shares slid Thursday with some analysts sounding warnings of greater uncertainty after the new Ontario government announced…

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Bank of Canada raises benchmark interest rate to 1.5%, noting trade tensions

The Bank of Canada has decided to raise its benchmark interest rate to 1.5 per cent. Every six weeks, the…

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BP bets on U.S. shale growth with bid for assets of BHP Billiton

BP PLC is in the lead to acquire the U.S. onshore shale oil and gas assets of BHP Billiton Ltd after…

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